The legislature approved $350 million in cuts last year, but therapists had sued the state, warning the changes in pay would drive many professionals from treating the children. The court declined to hear the case. News outlets also report on Medicaid cuts in Florida and an analysis of managed care programs in Medicaid.

Texas Tribune:
Texas Supreme Court Allows Medicaid Cuts To Children’s Therapy To Proceed 
A significant cut to the amount of money Texas pays therapists who treat children with disabilities was finally cleared to take effect — more than one year after state lawmakers originally ordered it — when the Texas Supreme Court on Friday declined to hear a lawsuit over the budget cut’s legality. (Walters, 9/23)

Dallas Morning News:
Court Will Let Texas Cut Medicaid Payments To Therapists For Disabled Children
Last year, the Legislature approved $350 million in Medicaid cuts, mostly toward therapy providers for disabled children. Opponents of the cuts …
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Texas Supreme Court Allows Medicaid To Cut Therapists Pay For Disabled Children